Jan 302019
 
German Lentil Stew with Spaetzle - Swabian Specialty

The German Lentil stew with Spaetzle is a popular Swabian dish that is served in almost every Swabian “Gasthaus or Gasthof” (Gasthaus is a Inn with local specialties and home cooking such as “Gasthaus Krone” or “Gasthof Baeren” ). You can make the Spaetzle or get them dried from the German manufacturer Bechtle, they have really … read more …

Jul 292018
 
Original Swabian Sauerkraut Soup

As you can see on the photo below the Swabian Sauerkraut Soup contains spinach, yes, exactly spinach. If you are skeptical, let me assure you, it is a great combination with Sauerkraut and tastes delicious. This Sauerkraut soup is very popular in the South of Germany, Swabia, the Schwabenland with its capital Stuttgart. Try out … read more …

Jul 262018
 
Swabian Potato Salad from Southern Germany

Swabian potato salad is a very popular salad in the South of Germany which is divided into Bavaria and Swabia. This salad from the “Schwabenland” can be made in different ways. Some add Speck (bacon), some don’t. It can be warm or cold. Serve it as a side dish or main dish with Bratwurst or … read more …

Jul 242018
 
Swabian Recipe Schupfnudeln

The Swabian recipe “Schupfnudeln” is a regional specialty from the German region Swabia, from the Schwabenland around Stuttgart and Ulm (the region around Stuttgart down to the Lake of Constance, the region where you also can get Spaetzle). On every local fair you can get Schupfnudeln with Sauerkraut and Spaetzle. There is no English name … read more …

Oct 062016
 
Swabian Pretzel Rolls - Laugen Weckle from Swabia

The Swabian Pretzel rolls are our favorite when it comes to the German baking culture! They taste best fresh from the oven with butter! There are US stores who sell the pretzel rolls but they are not the same. Some are too sweet and the brown crust is different. We found an authentic recipe, you … read more …

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Sep 092016
 
Swabian Sour Potatoes - German Food After the War

After WWII food was rare. The nation was hungry and new dishes came about such as the Swabian Sour Potatoes. If you could add sausages then you had a great meal. Potatoes were and still are important in the German cuisine. There are hundreds of potato dishes.  We found this recipe and thought it is … read more …

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Aug 012016
 
Swabian Red Currant Cake - Authentic German Cake

The Swabian Red Currant cake or “Schwaebischer Traeubleskuchen” is a traditional summer cake from the Southern Swabia region in Germany (region around Stuttgart and Karlsruhe down to the Lake of Constance). Many Germans have a garden and red currant bushes are very common and can be found in almost every garden. With the berries you … read more …

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Jul 142016
 
Maultaschen Swabian Pockets Recipe

Do you know the authentic Maultaschen Swabian Pockets Recipe?  This local food specialty from the South of Germany, Swabia, are filled pockets or ravioli with meat and/or vegetable. The classic filling is a mix of spinach and ground beef. Some recipes are using bratwurst filling, and some are without meat. There are different ways how … read more …